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Experience and Education is a lucid analysis of both “traditional” and “
progressive” education. The fundamental defects of each are here described.
Where the traditional school relied upon subjects or the cultural heritage for its
content, the ...
... they indicate operations to be initiated and executed. Just because traditional
education was a matter of routine in which the plans and programs were handed
down from the past, it does not follow that progressive education is a matter of ...
It may seem superfluous to argue that this discrimination is necessary not only in
criticizing the traditional type of education but also in initiating and conducting a
different type. Nevertheless, it is advisable to pursue for a little while the idea that
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The popularity of John Dewey, American pragmatist philosopher and education reformer, has largely waned. But during his 90+ years of life, he was one of the most famous public intellectuals alive ... Read full review
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This was an interesting little book. It would have been very useful to me in my early education courses. Read full review
THE NEED OF A THEORY OF
CRITERIA OF EXPERIENCE
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